MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating a hit and run that claimed the life of a skateboarder Monday night.READ MORE: New Travel Restrictions In Place, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant Concerns
According to detectives, a man in his 20’s was skateboarding along NW 12th Avenue.
A late model blue Hyundai Sonata was traveling northbound on NW 18th Avenue when the driver struck the skateboarder, police said.READ MORE: Black Friday Shoppers Out Early Hoping To Score Deals
Authorities said the vehicle, which suffered extensive front-end damage and lost its driver’s side mirror, continued to flee northbound.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to the scene where they pronounced the victim dead.MORE NEWS: Cold Fronts Bring More Than Just Cool Dry Air To South Florida
If you have any information, you are urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-8477 (TIPS).